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Affordable Care Act meeting in Riverdale tonight

Affordable Care Act meeting in Riverdale tonight

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- A state representative will join a city councilwoman to host a town hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act in Riverdale Tuesday night.

The meeting will be held at City Hall from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

It will be hosted by Rep. Darryl Jordan (D-Riverdale) and Councilwoman Wanda Wallace, and will include information about the new health care law.

Riverdale City Hall is located at 7200 Church Street.

Mattie's Call cancelled for woman missing from Clayton Co.

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Clayton County Police have cancelled a Mattie's Call for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and memory loss. 

Authorities say Ms. Quience Williams was last seen at her home on the 1300 block of Conley Road at the Regal Pines Apartments on Sunday evening. 

Williams was reportedly visiting her daughter at the time of her disappearance. 

Williams returned home safely on Monday evening. 

Expect weekend road delays, especially around I-75 in Marietta

ATLANTA -- In addition to the full closure of the North Marietta Loop exit ramps and bridge at Interstate 75 all weekend, additional construction will lead to backups in a number of areas around Metro Atlanta this weekend.

Follow traffic information on 11Alive's Traffic Page.

Starting Friday night and continuing for the next five weekends, the Georgia Department of Transportation says they will be closing the North Marietta Loop from Cobb Parkway (US 41) to the Gresham Road/Wallace Road intersection to make concrete repairs to the bridge at I-75.

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Beautiful weekend weather means roadwork in Atlanta

Beautiful weekend weather means roadwork in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- This weekend is going to be beautiful, weather-wise, and there will be plenty of activities to enjoy.

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But pretty days (and nights) come with a snag for drivers: weekend roadwork.

A major project begins Friday night in Cobb County. North Marietta Parkway will be closed between Cobb Parkway and Wallace Road for five consecutive weekends.

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The road will be open during the week, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Missing bi-polar woman sought in Clayton County

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities are searching for a missing woman who has been diagnosed with various mental illnesses. 

According to Clayton County Police, 58-year-old Diane Miller was last seen leaving her home on the 1600 block of Conley Road on September 29. Her caregiver reported her missing on Wednesday evening. 

Authorities say Miller is both schizophrenic and that she suffers from bi-polar disorder. Miller was last seen wearing black pants and a blue/black sweater. Police think Miller left her home on foot and she does not have her medicine. 

Family members think Miller may be saying in the area of Old Dixie Highway and I-285. 

Anyone with information on Miller's whereabouts should contact Clayton County Police at 678-878-5642 or call 911. 

Riverdale teen suffers concussion from bullying

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Israel Price recently suffered a concussion during a run-in with a group of boys in a bathroom at Riverdale Middle School.

"They pushed another boy into me and I hit my head on the brick way," Price, 13, said.

The boy claims the classmates who attacked him have repeatedly bullied him.

"It makes me feel sad, angry and like I can't do nothing about it," he said.

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The concussion has affected Price physically and mentally. His speech is slurred; his walk is unsteady.

He was an aspiring singer who performed in local talent competitions.

"I can't sing like that right anymore," Price said while watching footage of himself. "I can't go do a performance because I can't walk that good right now."

Missing Clayton County boy found safe

JONESBORO, Ga. -- A Clayton County fourth grader who disappeared Thursday afternoon has been found safe.

Clayton County Public Schools security chief Clarence Cox said he  had spent the night sleeping in bushes near his home.  According to Cox the child got in to trouble at school and did not want to face his parents.  

Nine-year-old Travion Anderson was last seen boarding the bus at his school at around 2:30 p.m. He told investigators he played at a nearby playground after school, but chose not to go home even after he saw police and his parents searching for him.

Anderson was found safe at around 6 a.m. Friday by the school system's police captain.

He was found inside the Jonesboro apartment complex where he lives. Cox said the boy complained of bug bites and scratches on his arms and legs, but was otherwise unharmed. Investigators performed a medical assessment on Anderson to make sure he wasn't hurt.